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Brainwave 2015: The Attachment Trap

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Wed, Jan 28, 2015 - Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Brainwave 2015 talks begin January 28, 2015 and feature Top Chef Tom Colicchio, actor Jake Gyllenhaal, composer Meredith Monk, and director Richard Eyre.

5K Walk & Green Tour

Bryant Park

Manhattan Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Earth Day 2015 Volunteering Event:  This spring we will hold a 5K Walk & Green Tour event!  Get outdoors, raise some money for our year-round environmental programs, and learn about green places around New York City.  The event will be a great volunteer activity for corporate teams and individuals who ...

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour

Queens Botanical Garden

queens Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour Wednesday, April 22, 3:30 to 5pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission (limited to first 30 children; while supplies last) Join us after school to celebrate Earth Day at QBG! Take a Garden stroll and make a botanically-themed craft. Schools and groups: contact schoolprograms@queensbotanical.org.

5th Annual Shakespeare’s Birthday Sonnet Slam

Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park

Manhattan Fri, Apr 24, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come celebrate Shakespeare's 451st birthday by hearing all 154 sonnets read aloud by 154 readers. This is a truly a unique tribute to Shakespeare from the people of NYC. There will be acclaimed authors and other surprise sonneteers in the lineup. The Sonnet Slam is held rain or shine.

NYC Green Festival

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York

Manhattan Fri, Apr 24, 2015, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat, Apr 25, 2015, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, Apr 26, 2015, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Green Festival is inspiring and empowering consumers, communities and businesses to work green, play green and live green. At each event, you will find of the widest selection of green products and services, where people can shop and enjoy vegan, vegetarian, organic foods, and learn how to live healthier, more ...

Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits

Fashion Institute of Technology

Manhattan Tue, Dec 02, 2014 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Authenticity and copyright protection against knock offs are two of the most debated topics in fashion today. Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits investigates the history of both authorized and unauthorized copying, as well as the various factors that have led to grey areas in authenticity.

Tools: Extending Our Reach

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum‚ Smithsonian Institution

Manhattan Fri, Dec 12, 2014 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Why do tools come into being? And why do they look the way they do?We all use tools—to work and measure and communicate, to observe and make and survive. Tools are extensions of ourselves, designed to help us overcome the limitations of our bodies.Often, we think of tools as complex ...

Sakura Matsuri 2015 at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Sat, Apr 25, 2015, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, Apr 26, 2015, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The festival marks the end of Hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

Kelly Savage “Pestering”

SOHO20 Gallery Chelsea

bronx Tue, Mar 31, 2015 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Wed, Apr 01, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Few events herald the birth of spring like a shower of luminous pink petals falling softly from hundreds of cherry trees. Cherry-blossom viewing, known as hanami, is a centuries-old Japanese custom, a springtime occasion for merriment and the contemplation of life's beauty and transience.

Beautiful Users

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum‚ Smithsonian Institution

Manhattan Fri, Dec 12, 2014 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

This exhibition looks at how design has become more and more user-focused over the past fifty years, and how this shift has affected the daily lives of people everywhere.

Philip Taaffe

Luhring Augustine Gallery

brooklyn Sat, Jan 17, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Luhring Augustine is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent work by Philip Taaffe. The exhibition, the artist’s second solo show with the gallery, continues to reveal Taaffe as an alchemist of form, process, and imagery, while remaining a thoroughly modern painter of complex and thought-provoking paintings.Taaffe’s work is known ...